Pregnant woman dies in Cape crash

2012-07-22 21:58
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Johannesburg - Three people, including a pregnant woman, were killed when a taxi collided with an SUV on N7 at the Melkbosstrand crossing, Cape Town paramedics said on Sunday.

"Emergency personnel from all services arrived on the scene and found the taxi had rolled ejecting the occupants onto the road," said ER24 spokesperson Derrick Banks. Two people were declared dead on the scene.

"One of the people who was in a critical condition had to be airlifted to hospital, but died in hospital moments later," Banks said.

Two other people were critically injured during the collision, while six others sustained serious to moderate injuries.

Hydraulic equipment was used to extricate the driver of the SUV.

The injured were transported to various hospitals in the area for further medical care.

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